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by Province of British Columbia on Friday Jul 03 2020

Starting this week, more than 80 per cent of families and individuals in British Columbia will automatically receive an enhanced climate action tax credit.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jul 03 2020

Princeton RCMP has apprehended two suspects connected to a violent residential break and enter and robbery carried out on June 29, 2020 in Salmon Arm BC.

Click here to view the original news release (June 29, 2020).

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

The Province is investing in a suite of initiatives to protect long-term care and seniors’ assisted-living residents from COVID-19, as facilities begin allowing visitors.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

Police in British Columbia are always on the lookout for impaired drivers and, as summer is upon us, police throughout the province will be even more vigilant in their efforts to get impaired drivers off our roadways this July and beyond.

by Dan Kraus on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

Every nation plays an important role in stopping wildlife extinction.

Here in Canada, we have an estimated 80,000 known wild species. They range from pygmy shrew to polar bear, and from stellate sedge to Sitka spruce.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 24 2020

Premier John Horgan announced Wednesday during this weekly news conference that British Columbians are taking the next step in BC’s Restart Plan with a gradual transition to Phase 3, including the safe and respectful return of travel and tourism within the province.

by The Narwhal on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

For the second time in 20 months, residents of Old Fort are dealing with a large landslide that has cut off road access to the community, prompting calls for more transparency from the provincial government which continues to investigate a 2018 landslide in the same location.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 23 2020

Lisa Lapointe, chief coroner of the BC Coroners Service, has issued the following statement in response to proposed legislative amendments to the Mental Health Act:

“Today, the BC Coroners Service became aware of the proposed amendments to the Mental Health Act tabled by Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Jun 22 2020

Canada needs a wealth tax on the super rich to rein in extreme inequality and contribute to crucial public investments in the wake of COVID-19.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Jun 19 2020

Premier John Horgan and Minister of Health Adrian Dix are both speaking out today against alleged 'racist games' being played in some B.C. emergency rooms, in which doctors/nurses would try to guess patients' blood alcohol levels, particularly those of Indigenous patients.